┐ Jason Molina └

Now and again I wonder what has happen to Jason Molina, my favourite singer/songwriter, since for the past few years no records have been released. As I was looking for some classic black & white portraits of musicians I came across a statement from Magnolia Electric Co. that reads “Over the last two years Jason…

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┐ Jane O’Neal └

© Jane O’Neal, Persimmon #1, from the project Environmental Memory – Part I – Home Grown, 2009 © Jane O’Neal, Apple Cactus, from the project Environmental Memory – Part I – Home Grown, 2009 “Jane O’Neal acquits her flatbed scanned portraits of flora and root systems with whiffs of the semi-clinical, sexualized near-abstractions of Edward…

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┐ Sasha Kurmaz └

© Sasha Kurmaz, Untitled © Sasha Kurmaz, Untitled © Sasha Kurmaz, Untitled “I consciously seek to avoid the trap of the “author’s style.” The world of art requires us to underscore originality and authorship, a certain manner that will distinguish you from all and make you unique. Today, I think authorship and style are boundaries…

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┐ David Halliday └

© David Halliday, Parmesan, 2004, sepia-toned silver gelatin photograph © David Halliday, Pomegranate and Cheese, 200, 0archival pigment print © David Halliday, Spigots & Squash, 2003, sepia-toned silver gelatin photograph © David Halliday, Pomegranate & Corn, 2007, archival pigment print Information about David needs to be updated. Almost everywhere he is described as a traditional…

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┐ Deborah Luster └

© Deborah Luster, Untitled, from the series Tooth for an Eye, 2004 © Deborah Luster, Untitled, from the series Tooth for an Eye, 2004 “The city of New Orleans is a topographical/ architectural/material/cultural phenomenon with a diverse population participating in raucously colorful and fascinating pursuits and rituals. Homicide is a cultural fact of the life…

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┐ Isabella Rozendaal └

© Isabella Rozendaal, Sedated and shaved, ready for castration, from the project On Loving Animals © Isabella Rozendaal, from the Hunting project Irony is part of Isabella’s projects portraying animals, either as objects of love or as desirable preys. Hunters will argue no one loves animals as they do. I find this such an absurd…

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┐ Wyne Veen └

© Wyne Veen, Modern Art © Wyne Veen, Plant Hair “My central theme is uselessness. I feel that life is ridiculous. The products and arrangements I show are a reflection of investments of time and effort by men. They show the development of our society just like the old 17th century famous Dutch still lives…

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┐ Steffi Klenz └

© Steffi Klenz, Untitled, from the series Hewitt’s Heap, 2011 © Steffi Klenz, Untitled, from the series Hewitt’s Heap, 2011 “The first thing we ought to note here is that the German word for the uncanny is ‘unheimlich’. As Freud famously pointed out a century ago, ‘heimlich’, which literally translates as ‘homely’, means two separate…

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┐ El Plus En └

© Luke Norman & Nik Adam, Untitled, from the project Ellerker Gardens, 2011 © Luke Norman & Nik Adam, Untitled, from the project Ellerker Gardens, 2011 © Luke Norman & Nik Adam, Untitled, from the project Ellerker Gardens, 2011 “We wanted to focus on the ‘in-between’, the volatile state of mind in which instability manifests…

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┐ Heidi Kirkpatrick └

© Heidi Kirkpatrick,Mother, 2001 © Heidi Kirkpatrick,Mahjong tiles, 2011 “Portland based photographerHeidi Kirkpatrick uses photographs to transform found objects into playful pieces of art. Her images reveal a view of the world experienced by women and she prints them on film positives which she mounts within or on found objectssuch as vintage tins, blocks, boxes,…

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┐ Samuel Fosso └

© Samuel Fosso,La Bourgeoise, From the Series TA, 2007 © Samuel Fosso, Self-Portrait (as Liberated American Woman of the ’70s), 2007 “In every photograph the beautiful Fosso is subject, object and creator. Occasionally he includes other people, but their posture and placement relegates them to a secondary position. In one stagy, understated and slightly bizarre…

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┐ Zlatko Kopljar └

© Zlatko Kopljar, from the series K11, 2007 © Zlatko Kopljar, from the series K11, 2007 Although Zlatko is known for his performances (his k9 compassion series leading the show), I hereby present two photographs from a series intended to dignify his fellow colleagues and artists who never aimed to be apart of the mainstream,…

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